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Kelly
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...says it's "the first Munchikin for kids!"

... But couldn't you just play Munchkin with them?

(FYI I know they mean "designed" for kids)
 
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Depends on the age of the kids. Munchkin requires a lot of reading, and there is significantly more strategy in Munchkin (contrary to popular opinion on this site) than there is in Treasure Hunt.

And on top of that, some of the cards themselves are not entirely "kid friendly". I couldn't name one off hand to be sure, but I know there are some that are questionable at best.

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Oh, and on top of all of that, Munchkin overall is FAR more complex than Treasure Hunt. Treasure Hunt simplifies every aspect of the game for a reason.
 
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Kneecaps of allure anyone.
Broadsword.

etc.

Massive text. Many concepts younger ones won't get.
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costguy wrote:
Kneecaps of allure anyone.
Broadsword.

etc.

Massive text. Many concepts younger ones won't get.


Yeah, guessing you haven't played much Munchkin if you think it's a game you can play with kids.
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Okay maybe I was a little vague on "kids" - In my opinion I don't see why you couldn't play it with (some) 8year olds and up really - I'll let you know when my kids get to that age! But yes a munchkin aimed at 5-8/10yrs is a good idea - I'm not knocking it, just the way it was presented

I've played enough munchkin to know what the game is like not necessarily enough to memorize every card in the set.

 
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I keep saying it but children should not be playing games where they backstab each other.
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mav___ wrote:
I keep saying it but children should not be playing games where they backstab each other.


That is very true - I didn't think of that...

Okay it's quickly becoming clear that I've made a mistake about my observation and I feel that the topic doesn't need to be discussed further.

I consider this thread locked and I will no longer make replies to it.

(BGG keeps saying "oops something went wrong" so I have no idea if I've managed to post or not so sorry if there are multiple replies)
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mav___ wrote:
I keep saying it but children should not be playing games where they backstab each other.


This is exactly the kind of games most kids want to play.

In the right environment it can be excellent at character building (how to lose/win gracefully, how it feels to be back stabbed)
 
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zayzayem wrote:
mav___ wrote:
I keep saying it but children should not be playing games where they backstab each other.


This is exactly the kind of games most kids want to play.

In the right environment it can be excellent at character building (how to lose/win gracefully, how it feels to be back stabbed)


I choose the games my kids have available to them, backstabbing is not something I think an 8 year old needs to learn about, so they don't get to know about it.

My 10 year old yes, but "kids" is a very wide net I think we need to all be aware of this.
 
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